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At a Glance

The Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP-COO) reports to the President and is the University's chief administrative, business, and operating officer. The EVP-COO is charged by the Board of Visitors and the President with overseeing the financial and administrative operations of the University and supporting infrastructure, services, and special initiatives that have a University-wide impact. The EVP-COO partners with the EVP-Provost, the EVP for Health Affairs, and other University leaders to foster strong relationships among academic, healthcare, and administrative areas.

Across units reporting to the EVP-COO, leaders share common goals of achieving organizational excellence through continuous improvement, supporting a strategic budget model that fosters entrepreneurial and collaborative actions, and implementing a long-term financial plan to provide strong and sustainable resources to finance academic and healthcare excellence and address University priorities. Sustaining a dedicated and talented workforce, providing best-in-class technology, creating a safe learning and working environment, and fostering a culture of personal responsibility are fundamental institutional priorities supported by Operations units. For more details about areas overseen by the EVP-COO, see the Organization and Resources pages linked above.

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Service and Recognition

Senior Vice President for Operations and State Government Relations Colette Sheehy has served UVA for 40 years this month. From her early days in the budget office to leading UVA's state government relations program and large segments of our operations, Colette has made tremendous contributions to the University. Her staff surprised her with a lunchtime celebration earlier this week. Thanks for all your great work, Colette!